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Ranbir Kapoor spotted with mother Neetu Kapoor at an ad shoot

Entertainment Desk Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor has been spotted with his mother Neetu Kapoor for the first time since his wedding to Alia Bhatt, Hindustan Times reported.Ranbir and Neetu were pictured together at an advertisement shoot on Tuesday. Fans showered love on their picture on social media and called them the “best mom-son duo.” Pictures shared by a paparazzo account ...

Pakistan: Afghan refugees protest outside UNHCR office in Islamabad

International Desk Afghan refugees protested outside the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Islamabad as they seek the distribution of immigration cards to expedite their registration. The asylum seekers claim that they have repeatedly contacted the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Islamabad but have not received clear answers, reported TOLOnews. “They ...

Palak visits Indian Institute of Technology and NASSCOM in New Delhi

Diplomatic Correspondent Zunaid Ahmed Palak, State Minister for ICT of Bangladesh undertook a visit to the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi on Tuesday (April 26). He visited various laboratory facilities such as Assistech Lab at the School of Information Technology, Nanoscale Research Facility (NRF), 3D Weaving and Structural Composites at the IIT campus. Assistech is an ...

BNP’s movement means protest of 200 people: Hasan

Staff Reporter Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said the poor presence of party activists in BNP’s rallies proves their ability of demonstration. “BNP staged demonstrations with 200 activists out of two crore people in Dhaka city and it proves their ability of movement. We want the BNP would raise the mistakes of the government. And we want that ...

Bangladesh Bank revises post import financing policy

Staff Reporter Bangladesh Bank (BB) has revised its policy for Post Import Financing (PIF) to give clarification to banks as importers have faced complexities to get fund properly. According to the previous guidelines on PIF released in June last year, the central bank mentioned two sectors for banks to finance exporters, which were essential commodities and industrial raw materials. The ...

Delhi’s support sought after US sanctions on Rab, says FM

Staff Reporter Foreign Minister DR AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said Bangladesh sought India’s support to withdraw the US sanctions imposed on elite force Rab and individuals. “We sought their help after the US imposed sanctions on Rab. They’ve been very nice to us. They (Indian side) said they would raise it,” Momen told reporters at his office at the ...

Head of Human Rights Watch to Resign After Nearly 3 Decades

International Desk The longtime leader of Human Rights Watch announced Tuesday he will step down this summer as executive director after nearly three decades at the helm of one of the world’s leading advocacy organizations, AP reported. Kenneth Roth ran the New York-based group as it shared a Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for its efforts to ban anti-personnel land ...

One held for selling train tickets in black

Sylhet BureauRapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested a member of a gang, who sale train tickets in black, at South Surma area in Sylhet Metropolitan along with train tickets and other relevant equipment.The arrested man is Zufen Ahmed, 27, a resident of Boroikandi area under South Surma police station area.Acting on a tip-off, a team of RAB-9 conducted a raid ...

Shringla for moving forward BD-India ties for people’s welfare

Staff Reporter Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla emphasised on moving forward the existing Bangladesh-India relations to their highest level for the betterment of the people of the two friendly countries. “Our relationship, which is now passing a golden chapter of history, is based on commonalities, mutual support and benefit and goodwill…It is growing faster than ever as people of ...

Russia expels 40 German diplomats: ministry

International Desk Moscow said Monday it was expelling 40 German diplomats in response to the “unfriendly decision” by Berlin to kick out Russian diplomats over the conflict in Ukraine. Russia’s foreign ministry said in a statement it summoned Germany’s ambassador in Moscow and handed him a note “declaring persona non grata forty employees of German diplomatic institutions in Russia”.